1. Drafts preliminary financial sections of proposals. 2. Reviews all proposals for accuracy, completeness, and compliance to grantor and University requirements and regulations. 3. Monitors, controls, and maintains financial activity of accounts. Ensures expenditures are posted to proper accounts. Identifies, researches, and corrects questionable expenditures. 4. Serves as the principal source of information on financial policies and procedures and financial activity. 5. Reconciles and analyzes financial statements. Prepares standardized and specialized financial reports and analyses. 6. Oversees and instructs support staff. 7. Oversees the maintenance of financial records and files. 8. Assists with the development and implementation of systems and procedures. 9. May calculate weekly payroll for department staff. 10. Performs clerical functions incidental to accounting activities.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field. Experience with grants and sponsored awards. Experience with Workday applications.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field. Experience with grants and sponsored awards. Experience with Workday applications.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work in a team environment and multi-task on a regular basis.
Posting Position Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Highly developed interpersonal skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to read and interpret policies, procedures and guidelines, and to disseminate information derived from these sources. Demonstrated proficiency with financial processes including reconciliations, and an understanding of general ledger, journal entries, and cost transfers.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work under demanding time constraints with accuracy and efficiency. Demonstrated attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to effectively use computer support and reporting systems with intermediate to advanced proficiency with Excel. Demonstrated ability using formulas, converting information into charts and graphs, and manipulating data and running reports.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 56192BR
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